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Charity Commission recovers charity's money

Charity Commission recovers charity's money

The Charity Commission today recovered £45,000 of charitable funds from Mr Ronald Morrissey, the former chairman of the Sherburn House Charity.

The Charity Commission today recovered £45,000 of charitable funds from Mr Ronald Morrissey, the former chairman of the Sherburn House Charity. Following the Commission’s actions, the Court has ordered Mr Morrissey, Mr Graham Pattison the former Master of the Charity, and his wife Mrs Valerie Pattison to repay over £200,000 to the charity. The money had been spent on cars, a pension fund and payments to another organisation controlled by two of the individuals involved.

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Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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